Google contact lens could be option for diabetics

Updated 8 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - Brian Otis gingerly holds what looks like a typical contact lens on his index finger. Look closer. Sandwiched in this lens are two twinkling glitter-sp..
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Congress wants more potatoes in gov't program

Updated 8 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nutritionists say Americans don't need more white potatoes. Congress disagrees - again.    Lawmakers are encouraging the agriculture secretary to a..
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Woman to testify against Google Glass citation

Updated 8 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California woman believed to be the first cited for wearing Google's computer-in-an-eyeglass while driving says she was within her rights and violated no law.&nb..
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Utah mom to give birth to daughter's daughter

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PROVO, Utah (AP) - A 58-year-old Utah woman is set to give birth in a few weeks - to her granddaughter.    Julia Navarro is serving as a surrogate for her daughter a..
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Wal-Mart eyes legal action over donkey meat recall

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it's considering taking legal action against "responsible parties" after DNA testing showed traces of fox meat in the donkey meat it sold ..
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Guns, gators, Festivus part of Fla.'s weird year

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - You know you're living in a weird state when there's a Festivus pole made out of beer cans displayed in the Capitol, a man offers to trade a live alligator..
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Python kills security guard near Bali luxury hotel

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Lenny Smith

A python strangled a security guard near a luxury hotel on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on Friday, and then escaped into nearby bushes following the deadly attack, police and ..
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Zimbabwe man fistfights crocodile to save child

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - State media in Zimbabwe says a villager fought a crocodile with his bare hands to free his son from its jaws in northeastern rural Mutoko.    ..
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Some speeding Fla. drivers issued lottery tickets

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - Police in a central Florida city have been issuing scratch-off lottery tickets instead of speeding tickets to Christmas Day travelers.    By e..
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Man in Santa Claus suit shot in DC with pellet gun

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Police say a man dressed as Santa delivering toys in southeast Washington, D.C., was popped in the back with a pellet gun as he walked down the street and is reco..
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N. Fla. couple's baby weighs in at 14+ pounds

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The third baby may very well be the last for a north Florida couple.    Son Isaiah Lawrence Johnson was born Friday at Gainesville's UF Shan..
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Dial-a-Carol a holiday tradition at U of Illinois

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - The phones are jingling off the hook at Dial-a-Carol, a student-run project on the University of Illinois' Champaign campus. It's a hotline of sorts for people who p..
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Deputies: Jealous man shot co-worker's car window

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Wal-Mart employee is facing charges after allegedly shooting a co-worker's car window because she won an employee-of-the-month award. &n..
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Man ticketed for trying to trade gator for beer

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Florida wildlife officials say a man tried to trade a live alligator for beer at a Miami convenience store.    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Co..
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Milan orders removal of naughty Christmas tree

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MILAN (AP) - A provocatively adorned outdoor Christmas tree in central Milan was just too naughty for city officials, who have ordered it denuded of its racy red sex toys. &nb..
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Fla man jailed after losing $100 in card game

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

DELAND, Fla. (AP) - The loser of a card game is in jail after deputies say he tried to rob and shoot the man who had just won $100.    The Daytona Beach News Journal..
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Invasive cockroach found in NYC can take the cold

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

NEW YORK (AP) - The High Line, a park that turned a dilapidated stretch of elevated railway on Manhattan's West Side into one of New York's newest tourist attractions, may have bro..
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Ga. Wendy's worker hides pot in burger, arrested

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - A Wendy's employee who tucked a partially smoked blunt in a customer's cheeseburger has been fired and charged with marijuana possession.    Police in..
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In your face, selfie! 'Science' also tops for 2013

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

NEW YORK (AP) - Look alive, selfie. There's another word of the year that's not all about you.    While Oxford University Press, the British publisher of the Oxford ..
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Tumblr brings hipster twist to year-end lists

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tumblr is where the Internet's cool kids hang out. That's why Yahoo paid $1.1 billion to buy the blogging site in one of this year's most buzzed-about deals.&n..
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